Patrolman John Ringhauser

Patrolman John Ringhauser

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, May 7, 1931

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John Ringhauser

Patrolman John Ringhauser was killed in an automobile accident while on patrol.

Patrolman Ringhause was responding to a call of a burglary in progress when he attempted pass another car. His patrol car slid off the shoulder of the pavement, skidded and turned over four times on Woodhaven Boulevard near 107th Avenue, Ozone Park.

Patrolman Ringhause was taken to Jamaica Hospital where he died from a fractured skull and other injuries.

Patrolman Ringhauser had served with the New York City Police Department for three years and was assigned to the 102nd Precinct. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 11067

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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My dad may he too rest in peace put in 38 years with the 102nd precinct. Rest in peace Patrolman Ringhauser and may your loved ones be blessed for a happy and a healthy new year.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

December 31, 2020

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